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Wandering in Woodacre – 2 August 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 2 August 1871 – John French Sloan, an American painter and illustrator. Below – “Sunday Women Drying Their Hair”; “Six O’Clock, Winter, 1912”; “Greenwich Village Backyards”; “McSorley’s Bar”; “Red Kimono on the Roof.” This … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 1 August 2020

Greeting August Below – Slava Kaz: “Colorful August” Art for August – Danil Danilovskii: “August” A Poem for August “Summer is Almost Gone” by Elizabeth Mama Taylor August rushes by like desert rainfall, A flood of frenzied upheaval, Expected, But … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 31 July 2020

Contemporary Dutch Art – Jacqueline Hoebers Below – “one of those”; “Black magic woman”; “waiting”; “dressed like Klimt”; “Going Home_2”; “the old cinema.” This Date in Literary/Intellectual History: Died 31 July 2012 – Gore Vidal, an American writer and public … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 30 July 2020

Contemporary Polish Art – Jacek Malinowski Below – “Primavera”; “Spring!”; “Maggio”; “‘“Il tramonto / ultimo giorno di maggio”; “Val d’orcio.” This Date in Literary History: Born 30 July 1818 – Emily Bronte, an English novelist, poet, and author of “Wuthering … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 29 July 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 29 July 1918 – Ernest William Christmas, an Australian painter. Below – “On the Murray River”; “The Sundowner”; “Kilauea Caldera”; “Moonlight in the Argentine, South America”; “A Peasant’s Hut in the Cordillera.” This Date … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 28 July 2020

This Date in Art History: Born 28 July 1879 – Stefan Filipkiewicz, a Polish painter. Below – “Meadow”; “Winter”; “Peonies in a Vase”; “Wood Creek”; “Early Spring in the Mountains.” This Date in Literary History: Born 28 July 1927 – … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 27 July 2020

This Date in Art History: Died 27 July 1942 – Karl Parsimagi, an Estonian painter. Below – “Jeune fille a la fenêtre”; “Femme japonaise”; “Interior”; “Dans le parc”; “Interior”; “Nude.” This Date in Literary History: Died 27 July 2017 – … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 26 July 2020

Contemporary American Art – Alex Chavez Below – “Eternal”; “Ash Moon Rising”; “Amber Eyes.” This Date in Literary History: Born 26 July 1856 – George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and recipient of the 1925 Nobel Prize in … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 25 July 2020

Contemporary German Art – Bernard Simunovic Below – “Calm View Of The Seaside”; “One day by the sea”; “In the mood for love”; “love letters for you”; “La dame au chapeau bleu”; “Queen of my castle.” This Date in Literary … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 24 July 2020

This Date in Art History: Died July 24 1910 – Arkhip Kuindzhi, a Russian painter of Greek descent. Below – “Elbrus”; “The Birch Grove”; “Red Sunset on the Dneiper”; “Moonspots in the Forest, Winter”; “Lake Ladoga”; “Evening in Ukraine.” This … Continue reading

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